Western Michigan Genealogical Society

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West Michigan Census Index

An index to names in various state and federal censuses of
Western Michigan 1860 - 1894.

War of 1812 Contributor

This index is a compilation of a number of indexes of Michigan Census records…

  • Barry County 1860 Federal Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 4,374 records;
  • Barry County 1884 State Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 8,525 records;
  • Kent County 1860 Federal Census - this was compiled by members of the Western Michigan Genealogical Society over a period of more than 10 years starting in 1973 - 9,625 records;
  • Kent County 1870 Federal Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 11,330 records ;
  • Kent County 1884 State Census - transcribed by WMGS volunteers - compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 24,174 records;
  • Kent County 1894 State Census - transcribed by WMGS volunteers - compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 25,265 records;
  • Mecosta County 1884 State Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 10,362 records;
  • Newaygo County 1860 Federal Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 930 records;
  • Newaygo County 1884 State Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 7,458 records;
  • Newaygo County 1894 State Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 7,069 records;
  • Northern Lower Peninusula 1860 Federal Census - includes records from the following counties: Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Cheboygan, Emmet, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Isabella, Leelanau, Manistee, Manitou, Mason, Midland, Newaygo (mostly a duplication of the separate 1860 Newaygo Index), Oceana, Osceola, Oscoda, Presque Isle - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 5,622 records;
  • Ogemaw and Oscoda Counties 1870 Federal Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 84 records ;
  • Osceola County 1870 Federal Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 708 records;
  • Ottawa County 1860 Federal Census - transcribed and compiled by Evelyn Sawyer - 4,324 records;
  • Total - 119,849 records!!!!!!!

The search results will indicate the County, Township and Year, as well as in many cases the family number and page number on the microfilms.

 

Good Luck with your searches!!!

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